St Francis church

St Francis of Assisi Catholic Church

The Parish of St. Francis of Assisi is a lively and active parish, serving the areas of Crosspool, Sandygate, Lodge Moor, Ranmoor, Nether Green and Fulwood.

It is part of Sheffield Deanery in the Diocese of Hallam and is twinned with the Parish of St William of York.

The Parish Priest is Father Kevin Thornton and the Parish Deacon is Stephen Parker. We have an active parish council and the current chair is Nick Neale.

New Sunday Mass Time

There is now only one Mass at St Francis Church at 11am. If you previously  came to 9am Mass, we hope you will be able to come at 11am instead. However if the 11am Mass is not convenient for you then other Masses in the area are:

  • St William of York – Saturday 5:30pm and Sunday 9:30am.
  • St Vincent’s – Sunday 9:30am and 6pm.

For other mass times in the Deanery please click here

Advent and Christmas Celebrations

  • Advent Taiz√© Service – 7.30pm, Monday 17th December
  • Children’s Nativity Service – 4pm, Monday 24th December
  • Christmas Night Mass – 8pm, Monday 24th December
  • Christmas Day Mass – 10am, Tuesday 25th December

New to the parish?

We’d like to extend a warm welcome to anyone joining our parish for the first time. We offer a home visit from members of our parish council. As well as giving you a formal welcome to St Francis of Assisi, they can outline the range of activities and facilities available within the parish. If you’re new, please send us a message and we’ll get in touch.